VisitMearns

Explore the heart of our community

Discover the diversity, the culture and heritage, the history, the character and beauty of the Mearns.

Dramatic

The Mearns coastline is one of the most dramatic you will find in Scotland. With almost 30 miles of impressive cliffs, deep inlets, castles, caves and thrusting skerries, dotted with tiny fishing havens often hidden under frowning precipices.

Historic

The Mearns has a stirring history and is noted for its fine castles and ancient estates. There are many prehistoric sites, early burial cairns, standing stones and stone circles and many Roman remains as yet totally unexploited – all waiting for you to discover.

Community

The Mearns boasts a vibrant and creative community with a wealth of festivals and exhibitions supported by a sizeable creative community of local artists, crafters and musicians.

Dramatic

The Mearns coastline is one of the most dramatic you will find in Scotland. With almost 30 miles of impressive cliffs, deep inlets, castles, caves and thrusting skerries, dotted with tiny fishing havens often hidden under frowning precipices.

Historic

The Mearns has a stirring history and is noted for its fine castles and ancient estates. There are many prehistoric sites, early burial cairns, standing stones and stone circles and many Roman remains as yet totally unexploited – all waiting for you to discover.

Community

The Mearns boasts a vibrant and creative community with a wealth of festivals and exhibitions supported by a sizeable creative community of local artists, crafters and musicians.

Great Mearns Stories

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Visit Mearns is the brand name for Our Mearns Tourism Association (OMTA)

OMTA has been established to bring the communities from the area defined as the Mearns, Aberdeenshire together coordinate their many events, attractions and activities. The overall aim is to present the Mearns area as a popular visitor destination. If successful, positive economic, social and environmental outcomes could be achieved long term.

Our Vision

To create a thriving, vibrant, sustainable and successful visitor destination.

Our Mission

To grow tourism throughout the Mearns in order to support a strong and sustainable economy.

Our Goal

To increase the number of visitors and visitors spend in the Mearns.

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